WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon
As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War.
In Mount Lebanon, a semi-autonomous province of the Ottoman Empire, a third of the population died of famine and disease.
As part of a BBC series looking at stories beyond the trenches, BBC Arabic's Carine Torbey visited the region to recount a story of suffering and survival.
Graphics by Chris West and Charlie Newland.
24 Oct 2014
- From the section World